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SHINee on TV Pia Magazine Interview (English Translation)

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<Onew’s Interview>

– What made you start this work?
I was headhunted when I was attending SM Academy because I liked singing.

– What Japanese word did you memorize recently and what did you like most?
Mayuge (eye brows) / Sakura (Cherry blossoms)

– What animation do you like?
One Piece

– What are you concentrating on recently?
Listening to music. I listen to different genres of music.

– What made you laugh most recently?
When I had a trip with friends.

– Which song would you recommend to those who got to know SHINee just now?
Of course, Replay!!!!

– Message
We have had lots of experiences for three years since our debut in Korea. I think our range in performing on stage and recording songs has widened through those experiences. We are debuting in Japan, so I’d like to have many opportunities to communicate with Japanese fans based on our experiences.

<Jonghyun’s Interview>

– What made you start this work?
I was headhunted when I was in a band in my middle school days. Then, I passed an audition and started taking lessons.

– What Japanese word did you memorize recently and what did you like most?
Masaka (by no means) / shou ga nai na (inevitable)

– What animation do you like?
Hare+Guu, Cowboy Bebop

– What are you concentrating on recently?
Studying Japanese watching Japanese animation

– What made you laugh most recently?
When I had a birthday party with fans in April

– Which song would you recommend to those who got to know SHINee just now?
Our debut song Replay

– Message
I can say with confidence SHINee’s team work is second to none. You mentioned our pose at the ending of Tokyo Legend event. Actually the idea was not from a particular member, but flew out of us naturally. I want to show such natural looks of us.

<Minho’s Interview>

– What made you start this work?
I had dreamed of it for a long time, but it started when I was headhunted on streets when I was in middle school.

– What Japanese word did you memorize recently and what did you like most?
Tenshi (angel) / Tensai (genius)

– Which animation do you like?
One Piece

– What are you concentrating on recently?
Soccer game and watching Japanese drama

– What made you laugh most recently?
When Taemin interpreted T.G.I Friday’s as “Today’s Great Item”!

– Which song would you recommend to those who got to know SHINee just now?
Hit Me on our 2nd mini album Romeo

– Message
DBSK sunbaes have given us advice since our Japan debut has been set: Changmin hyung about the difference between Korean and Japanese culture, and Yoonho hyung about how to attract the audience’s attention on stage. I hope we can do as well as DBSK sunbaes. I wish we could do a concert in Tokyo Dome.

<Key’s Interview>

– What made you start this work?
It has been my dream to be a singer from my childhood. I passed an audition held in my hometown Daegu.

– What Japanese word did you memorize recently and what did you like most?
Sasuga (clever) / Umai jang (delicious)

– What animation do you like?
Miyazaki Hayao’s animation

– What are you concentrating on recently?
Practicing Japanese and singing. I’m concentrating on everything.

– What made you laugh most recently?
I burst into laughter watching a TV program.

– Which song would you recommend to those who got to know SHINee just now?

Lucifer whose live version is more exciting

– Message
We had our first solo live in Yoyogi Stadium last December. When I saw the pearl aqua green wave of fan lights in the crowded stadium, it moved me into tears. I was able to feel their cheers. Please, keep cheering for us. 

<Taemin’s Interview>

– What made you start this work?
I started dancing when I was in 3rd grade and got interested in this area. I applied for an audition in 6th grade.

– What Japanese word did you memorize recently and what did you like most?

Onaka peko peko (hungry) / kagayaku (shine)

– What animation do you like?

My Neighbor Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, etc.

– Is there anything you fell for these days?

Listening to J-pop

– What made you laugh most recently?
When my dog does aegyo to me, it makes me smile.

– Which song would you recommend to those who got to know SHINee just now?

The song I sang live at our concert in Yoyogi, Boy Meets Girl.

– Message
I have visited Japan several times, but the most impressive was Hokkaido. The snow we saw at the Sapporo Snow Festival was so pretty. And Japanese food is delicious! I like a bowl of rice served with eel and katsu-dong. I’m now studying Japanese watching Japanese animation or listening to J-pop. I look forward to meeting Japanese fans!

Source: DC SHINee Gallery
Translation credit: jujugal
Credit: shineee.net

One response to “SHINee on TV Pia Magazine Interview (English Translation)

  1. younadesu June 22, 2011 at 2:56 PM

    thank you for this.new things i learned about the guys.

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